On The Block
Common Ground Events On Friday Nights
April 12 — Live Music: Carrie Johnson in concert.
On April 19 — Good Friday — there will be no event.
April 26: "Voices from the Village" poetry reading.
The events start at 6:30 p.m. with dinner, all at the Harbor Church.
Pickle Ball at the school gym on Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. Equipment and play instructions provided. All levels welcome. For information call Bud Martin at 466-5224 or email Bud_Martin2001@yahoo.com.
Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. at the Community Center.
Saturday, April 13 at 10 a.m. Meet at Fresh Pond entrance on Lakeside Drive.
Ecumenical Choir Easter Concert
The concert will be held on Easter Sunday, April 21, 9 a.m. at the Harbor Church.
Crazy-as-a-Coot Bird Walk
Tuesday, April 23 at 8 a.m. Call (401) 595-7055 for location.
Helping Hands Food Pantry
The next Helping Hands Food Pantry will be held on Wednesday, April 24 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Harbor Church.
Arbor Day Community Celebration
The Block Island Gardeners invite the community to the annual Arbor Day celebration on Thursday, April 25 at 8:40 a.m. in front of the Block Island School. Learn about Arbor Day and enjoy the distribution of tree saplings to elementary students. This year’s tree will be Hamamelis virginiana, or common witch-hazel. For more information, call Maude at 466-5676.
Block Island Arts and Crafts Guild Scholarship
The Block Island Arts and Crafts Guild is accepting applications for the annual art scholarship awards. Graduating high school seniors are eligible. The applications with portfolio should be submitted by May 3, 2019 to either Teri McCombe (401-742-5501) or art teacher Lisa Robb (401-466-5600). Scholarship criteria and applications are available in the Block Island School guidance office.